Quote of the Day

"The extension project is monstrous. There's concrete everywhere and they want to pour more."
-- Neighborhood Association Chair Roger Lebon, vowing to fight the proposed expansion of Paris' Stade Roland Garros. (BLOOMBERG, 5/29)
Thursday May 30, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 247 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Taxing Time In Brazil

    Brazilian football clubs owe about 3B reais ($1.4B) in unpaid taxes, and "may face point deductions or relegation should they fail to meet conditions of a proposed new agreement to help ease the debts," according to Tariq Panja of BLOOMBERG. Funds from sponsors and broadcasters "have boosted the revenue of teams in the Campeonato Brasileiro, the country’s top division."

  • Soup's On

    ARAMARK, Convivas Brasil tapped as concessionaires for Confederations, World Cup.

  • Family Fare

    Unilever to sponsor Sainsbury's summer athletics series in U.K.

  • Taking A Cut

    Scottish Rangers' creditors could have payments reduced by 50%.

  • On The Record

    La Liga, Spanish Second Division players, coaches, execs taped admitting match-fixing.

  • Arabian Fights

    Iran accuses UAE of "racism" over changing football league name to Arabian Gulf League.

  • Change Of Plans

    FIFA drops age limit, term limits from Mauritius Congress agenda.

  • Off The Mat

    Wrestling, baseball/softball, squash still alive for place in '20 Games.

  • Ready To Go

    West Ham gets go-ahead to start on renovation of Olympic Stadium.

  • The Benevolent Skier

    North Korean leader puts military to work building "world-class" ski resort.

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